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RECREATION SPECIALIST I

Recruitment #21-000751-0001

Introduction

Long Term Contractual 

One vacancy; full-time

Contract Period: One year with the possibility of renewal

GRADE

12

LOCATION OF POSITION

Stevensville, MD (Queen Anne’s County)

POSITION DUTIES

This position is responsible for assisting with the implementation of Maryland’s boating safety education program. This position is also responsible for overseeing the Water Wise Program and developing a nationally recognized boating safety education campaign, which encompasses the standards required by the National Safe Boating Council and the United States Coast Guard.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with specialization in recreation, physical education, forestry or the social sciences.

Experience: Three years of full-time experience in planning or directing a diversified recreational program for a public agency or private organization.

Note: Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours of graduate study in community recreational education or social planning or forestry at an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for this position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all education and experience related to the essential functions of this position.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who works an average of at least 12 hours per week. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources, 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3 Annapolis, MD 21401. The Human Resources unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov

Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Shirley Grow at shirley.grow@maryland.gov.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Candidates with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.